mental ability


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Related to mental ability: Logical reasoning
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Noun1.mental ability - the power to learn or retain knowledgemental ability - the power to learn or retain knowledge; in law, the ability to understand the facts and significance of your behavior
ability, power - possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination"
prescience, prevision - the power to foresee the future
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Thus, in the most brutal and formidable of the soldier class -- creatures almost on a level with women in their lack of intelligence -- it is found that, as they wax in the mental ability necessary to employ their tremendous penetrating power to advantage, so do they wane in the power of penetration itself.
This programme focuses on the basics of Mathematics, Science and Mental Ability
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We need to talk about the mental ability players need at this level.
The research found tiny and very large babies risk having a "poorer mental ability in middle age.
Over the 12-year study period, participants who reported feeling most lonely declined 20 percent more rapidly on tests of mental ability than did participants who reported more satisfying social networks and connections, and depression appeared to accelerate that decline.
Their reflexes, muscle and bone strength, and oxygen uptake were also measured, as well as mental ability and general health and well-being.
This mental ability, researchers have found, predicts success both in school and at work.
The herpes simplex virus that causes cold sores was one of a number of infectious agents associated with reduced mental ability.
London, May 5 ( ANI ): Staying on at school for an extra year can significantly boost adults' mental ability well into old age, a new research has revealed.
The eight-day trip will test your physical and mental ability and along the way you will have the chance to stay on the famous Route 66 and spend three nights camping under the stars.
All patients scored worse over time, but patients with hearing impairment consistently showed signs of*lower mental ability three years before the rest of the group.